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  1. Get Kids Fishing -  Youth Mental Health Day

    Get Kids Fishing - Youth Mental Health Day

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    According to Stem4 - a charity that supports young people to build positive mental health, even before the COVID-19 crisis, 1 in 6 young people aged 5-16-year olds had a mental disorder. As today marks Youth Mental Health Day, we thought it was a

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  2. How To Make Your Shots More Interesting - Carp Fishing Photography Quickbite

    How To Make Your Shots More Interesting - Carp Fishing Photography Quickbite

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    In this How-To Quickbite, the AD team show you how to make your camera shots more interesting when out on the bankside. Whether it’s a catch shot, release shot, or your obligatory blanking rod shot, with these handy tips, your camera shots will be

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  3. Top 5 Tips For Snag Fishing

    Top 5 Tips For Snag Fishing

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    There are no two ways about it...fishing near snags is often a blessing and a curse. As anglers, we know that fish love cover and food, and snags provide both! Fishing near snags such as overhanging trees, islands, and reed beds can be ultra-

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  4. Top 5 Tips for Taking Children Fishing – From Ade Kiddell

    Top 5 Tips for Taking Children Fishing – From Ade Kiddell

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    It’s been great to see a large take-up of the Angling Direct Free Whips for kids offer, I personally know a few people who have taken up the offer and the kids absolutely loved going fishing. As the summer holidays draw to a close, be sure to check

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  5. Top 5 Tips for Surface Fishing

    Top 5 Tips for Surface Fishing

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    During the summer months, surface fishing with floating baits can be a devastating method for catching Carp and for many anglers there is nothing better than catching a fish ‘off the top’. The pure visual nature of watching your bait be taken by

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  6. 5 Tips for Anglers to Cut Down On Plastic Waste - Plastic Free July

    5 Tips for Anglers to Cut Down On Plastic Waste - Plastic Free July

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    Today marks the 1st of July and for some of you that have taken the challenge, it’s a Plastic Free Month, meaning limiting your impact on the plastic waste problem. For those anglers amongst us that are concerned about not just the environment in

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  7. Best Baits: Fresh vs Frozen Fishing Baits

    Best Baits: Fresh vs Frozen Fishing Baits

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    In this fishing bait guide, we will cover the differences between fresh and frozen baits and which ones may suit you better, depending on your discipline and target fish. What Exactly is “Fresh Bait”? If we are talking fresh dead baits such as

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  8. Summer Fishing Tips: Your Guide to Fishing the Seasons

    Summer Fishing Tips: Your Guide to Fishing the Seasons

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    Summer has only just begun, so we can soon expect the kids to be off school, the UK to be heating up with another heatwave shortly on the way! More to the point, the banks of UK rivers and stillwaters will be lined with anglers in the coming weeks.

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  9. World Environment Day 2021 - A Guide to Eco-Friendly Fishing

    World Environment Day 2021 - A Guide to Eco-Friendly Fishing

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    World Environment Day is on the 5th June and the theme for 2021 is 'REIMAGINE. RECREATE. RESTORE'. As part of helping restore ecosystems, the official World Environment Day organisation is encouraging people to do anything from rewilding our gardens

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  10. A Beginner’s Guide for Junior Anglers – Tips for Parents

    A Beginner’s Guide for Junior Anglers – Tips for Parents

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    So, your child has expressed an interest in fishing, but you have never picked up a fishing rod in your life....not to worry. In this guide, we will tell parents of new anglers what you can do to get yourself or just your little one into fishing and

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